Category Archives: Quebec

GM Salmon in Canada: Quebec GMO-watchers identify two seafood importers who allegedly imported 4.5t of transgenic salmon sold unlabelled to consumers

Continue reading GM Salmon in Canada: Quebec GMO-watchers identify two seafood importers who allegedly imported 4.5t of transgenic salmon sold unlabelled to consumers

CANADA announces two new marine refuges; Goal to protect 5% of its marine & coastal areas in 2017 & 10% by 2020

Continue reading CANADA announces two new marine refuges; Goal to protect 5% of its marine & coastal areas in 2017 & 10% by 2020

EU says it “leads the way in implementing the ecosystem approach in the Nortwest Atlantic”; NAFO meeting in Montreal

Continue reading EU says it “leads the way in implementing the ecosystem approach in the Nortwest Atlantic”; NAFO meeting in Montreal

KRILL oil fight & “lasting patent peace”… Neptune & Aker BioMarine reach important patent agreement, recognizing patents’ strength & ending all litigation

Continue reading KRILL oil fight & “lasting patent peace”… Neptune & Aker BioMarine reach important patent agreement, recognizing patents’ strength & ending all litigation

“DOUBLE aquaculture production and reap billions” – Canadian Senate committee urges; “An ocean of opportunity awaits”…

Continue reading “DOUBLE aquaculture production and reap billions” – Canadian Senate committee urges; “An ocean of opportunity awaits”…

CANADIAN Ministers “make progress in managing aquaculture development & expanding market access for fish & seafood”; 3-year CCFAM Aquaculture Development Strategy

Continue reading CANADIAN Ministers “make progress in managing aquaculture development & expanding market access for fish & seafood”; 3-year CCFAM Aquaculture Development Strategy

“TIME that Canada invest in supporting closed-containment facilities” – ASF cites Marine Harvest – Hauge Aqua $100m deal

Continue reading “TIME that Canada invest in supporting closed-containment facilities” – ASF cites Marine Harvest – Hauge Aqua $100m deal

CLIMATE change is “increasingly challenging the sustainability of Canada’s $3.5-billion marine fisheries and aquaculture” – LoP

Continue reading CLIMATE change is “increasingly challenging the sustainability of Canada’s $3.5-billion marine fisheries and aquaculture” – LoP

ICES advises that there is “substantial and growing evidence that salmon aquaculture activities can affect wild Atlantic salmon”

Continue reading ICES advises that there is “substantial and growing evidence that salmon aquaculture activities can affect wild Atlantic salmon”

INVASIVE species & ecosystem services: Economic & ecological impact of invasive species in Great Lakes “dramatically underestimated”

Continue reading INVASIVE species & ecosystem services: Economic & ecological impact of invasive species in Great Lakes “dramatically underestimated”

CANADIAN provincial & federal Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers discuss ways to expand global market access for seafood & agree on sustainable aquaculture development

Continue reading CANADIAN provincial & federal Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers discuss ways to expand global market access for seafood & agree on sustainable aquaculture development

‘ABRUPT’ approval: FDA says AquAdvantage genetically-engineered salmon “as safe to eat as non-GE salmon”; Labelling will [only] be voluntary; Will there now be an anti-farmed salmon backlash in the USA?

Continue reading ‘ABRUPT’ approval: FDA says AquAdvantage genetically-engineered salmon “as safe to eat as non-GE salmon”; Labelling will [only] be voluntary; Will there now be an anti-farmed salmon backlash in the USA?

SPECIAL Report on Wild Atlantic Salmon in Eastern Canada released; Section on  Aquaculture interactions

Continue reading SPECIAL Report on Wild Atlantic Salmon in Eastern Canada released; Section on  Aquaculture interactions

GREENLAND’s take was 63% of total harvest of Canadian Atlantic Salmon that returned in 2014 – ASF

Continue reading GREENLAND’s take was 63% of total harvest of Canadian Atlantic Salmon that returned in 2014 – ASF

CANADIAN government introduces new conservation measures for Atlantic salmon recreational angling throughout Gulf Region; Catch-and-release only in NB & NS this year

Continue reading CANADIAN government introduces new conservation measures for Atlantic salmon recreational angling throughout Gulf Region; Catch-and-release only in NB & NS this year

“PUBLIC being kept in the dark regarding recent ISA and escapes in New Brunswick aquaculture industry” – ASF

Continue reading “PUBLIC being kept in the dark regarding recent ISA and escapes in New Brunswick aquaculture industry” – ASF

CANADA will host 2015 AGM of The North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO) in Happy Valley, Goose Bay, Labrador

Continue reading CANADA will host 2015 AGM of The North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO) in Happy Valley, Goose Bay, Labrador

“SEALING industry tries to conceal seal hunt cruelty” – Animal welfare activist protest against outlawing of independent observation

In testimony Tuesday (November 25, 2014) before the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans, Dion Dakins, executive director of Canada’s largest seal processor, called for a bill to effectively outlaw all independent observation of commercial sealing in Canada. Continue reading “SEALING industry tries to conceal seal hunt cruelty” – Animal welfare activist protest against outlawing of independent observation